October 19, 2013 – February 2, 2014 The Cape Farewell Foundation in Canada announced details today of four-month cultural engagement on one of the most pressing issues of our time— climate change. The Carbon 14: Climate is Culture Exhibition + Festival will take place between October 2013 and February 2014, encompassing multifaceted programs, including a major… Continue reading CARBON 14: CLIMATE IS CULTURE EXHIBITION + FESTIVAL

Sustainable Transformation of Global Society

Friday 30 August, 2013, Navigating Ecological Times, Whitechapel Gallery, London A study afternoon of presentations and discussion on art practice and sustainability with artists Lise Autogena, Fernando Garcia-Dory and Tamás Kaszás and led by curators by Maja and Reuben Fowkes. This symposium looks at the challenges of living in ecological times and the sense in which the current… Continue reading Sustainable Transformation of Global Society

Clean air – It’s your move!

18th September, 2013, Sustainable 2Wheels, Brussels, Belgium European Mobility Week 2013 aims to clean up our air, and by doing so, create a healthier, happier Europe. The facts are clear – cleaner cities are healthier cities. .. This year’s European Mobility Week slogan, “Clean air – it’s your move!”, reflects the power that citizens have… Continue reading Clean air – It’s your move!

Call for papers

Deadline 15 September 2013 Arts Conference : “Spectres of evaluation, rethinking : arts/comunity/value”, Footscray Community Arts Centre in Melbourne, Australia, 6-7 February 2014 The making of art seems to be haunted by spectres of evaluation, with competing claims and judgments about the limits, uses, and value of art. This international conference will examine critical approaches to… Continue reading Call for papers

The Second International Bateson Symposium

 11-12 September 2013, Globalisation and the roots of the ecological crisis, University of Oslo, Norway Anthropologist, linguist and semiotician, Gregory Bateson’s work focused on behavioral sciences, he identified several roots of the ecological crisis. The most important was the relation between humans and their environment. The main idea of his work was that it’s impossible to unilaterally control… Continue reading The Second International Bateson Symposium

Culture and Sustainability

15-17 May 2013, international Congress “Culture : Key to Sustainable Development”, Hangzhou, China This International Congress was the first forum specifically focusing on the link between culture and sustainable development, discussing on the role of culture in sustainable development in view of the post-2015 development framework, with participation of the global community and the major international… Continue reading Culture and Sustainability

Metabody Conference

24-31st July 2013 in Medialab Prado, in Madrid The Metabody project is directed by the artist, philosopher and activist Jaime del Val, and coordinated by Reverso, an experimental architectural structure containing laboratories of embodiment and perception that will tour 9 european cities. Between July 2013 and July 2018, with a 2 million euros grant from… Continue reading Metabody Conference

Conference : A new kind of universalism

September 19–22, 2013, The Flood of Rights, LUMA / Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College ( Human Rights Project), Arles, France The LUMA Foundation was established in 2004 to support the activities of independent artists as well as institutions working in the fields of art and photography, publishing, documentary, and multimedia. The foundation specializes in… Continue reading Conference : A new kind of universalism

Meeting at the Edge of the Wild

1st to 4th of August 2013, The UK Ecopsychology Gathering, Green & Away, Worcestershire (UK) Each year, the Green & Away team builds and runs a tented conference centre – an environmentally sustainable village on a farm in rural Worcestershire. This event is being organised by Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) and UK-based ecopsychologists. This is… Continue reading Meeting at the Edge of the Wild

Globalisation and the Politics of Hope

July 25, 2013, The Future of Asia Series, Edition II : Identity and Culture, at Auditorium Annex, CSMVS Museum, Mumbai (India)  The conference is an exploration of how the politics of hope play out in differing fields – from the aspirations of India’s poorest inhabitants, to the offices of urban planners and business people –… Continue reading Globalisation and the Politics of Hope